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    Another well-known Howie Carr quote: “I did not...

    Another well-known Howie Carr quote: “I did not come here to be made sport of.” :rolleyes:


    Sorry to hear about that, Jim. Though Sharon hasn't “spoken,” on this thread, she seems to be a serene...
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    Despite what one might think of Howie Carr, he...

    Despite what one might think of Howie Carr, he has some quotable lines. One is "If the phone doesn't ring, I'll know it's [name your adversary] not taking my calls." (Obligatory Metro Boston content.)
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    FYA, one of my favorite subscribers, It's Just...

    FYA, one of my favorite subscribers, It's Just Me, an intrepid commuter from Michigan has as his signature line, “Work: the 8 hours that separates bike rides.” It's nice that you can keep your bike...
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    See this recent thread on the General Cyclig...

    See this recent thread on the General Cyclig Discussion Forum, "Face Palm – Some People Just Don’t Get It".

    On that thread I posted this favorite quote about the American View of Bicycling:
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    I guess you're right about #3...

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    I guess you're right about #3 . i.e. it's not "no one wants...to not hit me." (saved by the intervening clause). Anyways, “Hey big fella. How about bending a couple in the Doo Dah Room? If...
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    Perhaps you should read my compendium, ”The...

    Perhaps you should read my compendium, ”The Cyclist’s Guide to the Metroverse” describing my travels to all four corners of Metro.


    Hat trick, Jim. I counted three double negatives in that...
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    That thought often occurs to me too, especially the closer I get to work.

    I have previously posted about my “middle finger” response:

    :D[/quote]
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    Jim, it’s good to read that you now have a...

    Jim, it’s good to read that you now have a door-to-door cycle commute without an intervening train ride. Nice pictures too that capture early spring.

    My most direct routes from Kenmore Square to...
  9. At my work place there is an off-street,...

    At my work place there is an off-street, depressed out-of-street-view ramp with a sturdy rail to lock bikes, and a lot of employee traffic, mostly professional people. It's not a designated bike area...
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    See these two posts with personal narratives...

    See these two posts with personal narratives among a few others on the General Cycling Discussion Fourm thread, “Back on Bike after Surgery, yahoo.”


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    Best wishes
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    See this post from the Touring Forum about flying...

    See this post from the Touring Forum about flying into Boston's Logan Airport.
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    As I noted the title of this thread, and began...

    As I noted the title of this thread, and began reading the opening post, I anticipated that you were being feted at a well-deserved testimonial. :innocent: :rolleyes:
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    Welome back. You were one of the first...

    Welome back. You were one of the first subscribers I corresponded with on the Forums when I joined in 2008. I think it was on a thread, not a PM's, about winter eyewear and fogging. I haven't changed...
  14. Howdy neighbor, I have never cycled in Rhode...

    Howdy neighbor,

    I have never cycled in Rhode Island, but I know there is an annual popular “Flattest Century in the East” in September, with the Narrangansett Wheelman if I recall correctly.
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    I wear prescription eyeglasses but don't wear...

    I wear prescription eyeglasses but don't wear sunglasses, rather a besball cap under my helmet as an eyeshade when it's sunny out.

    A couple of years ago I started a thread when I suffered a...
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    I was glad to read shipwreck's candid post about...

    I did have some reservations about posting to this thread because in my environment, not owning a car is indeed freedom.…[/QUOTE][/QUOTE]
    I was glad to read shipwreck's candid post about...
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    I‘m a decades-long, year-round cycling commuter in urban and suburban Boston, 14 miles one way, and during the nice weather months I train for an occasional Century. Just about 10 minutes ago, I...
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    Succinct and well said, Is that a quote?...

    Succinct and well said, Is that a quote? :innocent:

    I'm often asked by cycling neophytes what kind of bike to buy. Personally I’m not very conversant with all kinds of models, since my N=2, and I...
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    Hey Metrobostonopolitans, FYA, see my tout of...

    Hey Metrobostonopolitans,

    FYA, see my tout of this thread on a current Northeast Discussion Forum thread, “Where did all the activity on this thread [sic] go?”

    BTW, back in October of last...
  20. Check out the thread Metro Boston: Good ride...

    Check out the thread Metro Boston: Good ride today?, active since 3-08-09 with currently 3271 replies (see this one and the following), which is the de facto "subforum" for Metro Boston. I'd estimate...
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    These are my limits for transport without driving...

    These are my limits for transport without driving our own (predominantly my wife's) car, from "Car-free plan B":
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    Wow, thanks for that gracious reply. :o :D ...

    Wow, thanks for that gracious reply. :o :D

    You too are one of the posters I always read when I encounter you. It's always interesting to note where various subscribers hang out. For me it's...
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    Me…me…call on me. I live in a situation so...

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    Me…me…call on me. I live in a situation so optimal that I have posted:


    While not totally car free, nearly all activities where I do use a car have alternatives which just require...
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    I have proposed this definition of a cold,...

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    I have proposed this definition of a cold, “badass” ride on several different threads about winter riding, in particular those involved with eyewear to prevent fogging. Many subscribers...
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    Thanks for your reply. For completeness sake, I...

    Thanks for your reply. For completeness sake, I had added this rule which did not get listed, but which I think is important:


    amended to add:
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